Are you looking for a healthy and natural energy drink to get yourself going before a workout? Try this simple and delicious smoothie that will give you the energy you need to get through a workout or a work-day. The cocoa not only gives this drink a nice chocolatey taste, but it also provides a small amount of caffeine to increase your focus and help you start burning fat during your workout.
Here is the simple recipe:
Blend the following ingredients:
- VegaLite Protein Powder (~20 grams protein)
- Fiber: 2 Tbsp ground flax seed OR 1 scoop Medibulk
- 1 Tbsp almond butter (optional)
- 1 heaping Tbsp raw organic cocoa powder
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk + ½ cup coconut water
- ½ cup raspberries or strawberries
- 1 tsp almond oil (optional)
- Stevia – a few drops to taste
*Add one shot of espresso if you are needing an extra energy boost!